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Treatment Approach at Shriners Children's Florida

A Team-oriented Treatment Approach Unique to Your Child

Your child’s team of physicians and specialists will be created to suit their individualized care needs. Designing this personalized plan is important to us because we believe that your child deserves a care plan as unique and special as they are.

What You Can Expect

Before Your Visit

Prior to your initial visit, you will be asked to provide us with your child’s medical records and any insurance information. For details on what is required, please visit our Patient Information page.

During Your Visit

You’ll typically begin with a visit to our clinic. Here, we will evaluate your child and work with you to design a customized treatment plan.

After Your Visit

Following the clinical evaluation and care plan development, you and your child will be introduced to their individualized team of specialists. Procedures or follow-up appointments will be booked with members from your child’s team of specialists according to their care plan.

Our Commitment to You

We are committed to ensuring your child thrives at home, school and in their community. This includes providing your family with the highest quality of care, access to our in-house clinical services, traditional inpatient services and any other professional support services related to your child’s treatment plan.

Specialization at Shriners Children's Florida

Shriners Children’s Florida offers specialized care for a range of pediatric orthopedic conditions, scoliosis and spine care and rehabilitation. As part of our comprehensive approach to treatment, our facility also offers services to children with conditions that require customized orthotic or prosthetic devices as part of their care plan. Learn more.

Our facility has a motion analysis center that uses innovative technology to monitor your child’s movement. This technology allows us to develop a fully customized treatment plan which suits their individual needs.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) opened its Care Center at Shriners Children's Florida in 2016, which established a clinical partnership between the two organizations to provide children with neuromuscular diseases the care they need.

Orthopedic Care

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Our orthopedic department includes highly trained and experienced pediatric orthopedic specialists.

If your child has an orthopedic condition Shriners Children's Florida is an exceptional facility to consider for their treatment. Our highly-qualified staff will work with you to develop a plan that covers all aspects of their care. Depending on the complexity of your child's condition, their care plan can include a variety of treatments, surgery, rehabilitation and psychological support.

Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services

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The Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services (POPS) team is devoted to designing braces, artificial arms and legs, and adaptive devices that give children the ability to pursue their dreams.

When you and your child visit our POPS team, it is more than measurements and mechanics. It is about your child sharing their hopes and dreams and providing our team with information specific to them. These personalized details about your child's activities and lifestyle allow our technicians to return to the lab and design a perfect fit just for them.

Scoliosis and Spine Care

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Our team of pediatric orthopedic specialists provide treatment for a variety of spinal conditions including scoliosis. Our individualized treatment plans include some of the most advanced and innovative techniques in surgical and non-surgical spine care available.

If your child has scoliosis or a spine condition, our team of specialists will work with you to develop a plan that covers all aspects of their care, including surgery, rehabilitation, treatment and psychological support.

A Leader in Pediatric Specialty Care

Our team of specialists works with you to design a treatment program that focuses on the overall health and well-being of your child.
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Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services

Our comprehensive rehabilitation program includes specialists who work with your child to optimize their independence and improve their function following an injury or surgical procedure.
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Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services

Shriners Children’s Florida's Pediatric Orthotics and Prosthetic Services (POPS) department designs, fits and manufactures orthotics and prosthetics for children from infants to young adults.

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We Understand the Unique Medical Needs of Children

We provide vital, pioneering treatment from birth to age 18. Here, children have the opportunity to be evaluated and treated by doctors recognized as the best by their peers.